Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:10 PM
School leader Waman French
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Religious affiliation Friends
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning The Friends School of Atlanta offers a learning program with individualized instruction for differing learning styles. The school believes that all students have within themselves unique capacities for learning and achievement. All students are continually growing into their inherent goodness. The diversity of the students at the Friends School extends to racial, ethnic, religious, family structure and socioeconomic identities of its families.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

15
Facilities
including: Industrial shop
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 44%
Black 35% 37%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Hispanic 5% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: PE classes
4
Boys Sports
including: Intramurals
6
Clubs
including: Yoga club
Girls sports Basketball
Intramurals
PE classes
Ultimate Frisbee
Boys sports Basketball
Intramurals
PE classes
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Art club
Drama club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Parents are much more than educational consumers at The Friends School; they are active members of the school community. There is a strong bond of partnership between the school and parents built on trust and respect.

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Latin
Spanish
Staff details The teachers at FSA are dedicated to nurturing a joy and love for learning. By meeting each child where he or she is in their educational journey, the teachers instill confidence in their students to be their own best selves as students and as members of the community.

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.friendsschoolatlanta.org/admissions/index.aspx
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Tax credits

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012